Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Reconstruction, includes Greek text

UPDATED 2017 SEPTEMBER with link to most recent version.

We invite you to download and examine a PDF of the latest version of our reconstruction from:

Features of this version include:
  • A reconstruction of the dialogue, based on the core evidence in Iamblichus' On the Common Mathematical Science xxii-xxvii and Protrepticus VI-XII, in English translation followed by Greek text (occasionally supplemented with editorial comments).
  • Section on "Peripheral evidence, not in their original sequence"
  • Section on "Possible further evidence, not authenticated"
  • Section on "Rejected evidence, not relevant to this dialogue"
We make this version freely available for research and teaching purposes (but not for any commercial purposes). As always, please contact us with comments and suggestions about how this work could be more effective and useful for your research and teaching. You can leave a comment here or email us.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Protreptic Strategies in Aristotle Conference

Institut Supérieur de Philosophie Centre De Wulf-Mansion Salle Ladrière 
(Collège Mercier)  


Thursday MARCH 23d

09:45-11:15 : Monte Johnson (UC San Diego): The Protrepticus and De partibus Animalium I.
Response by Sophie Vander Meeren (Rennes).
11:30-13:00 : Georgia Tsouni (Bern): Retracing the Protrepticus in Cicero’s Philosophical Works.
Response by Stéphane Mercier (Louvain-la-Neuve).

14:15-15:45: Doug Hutchinson (Toronto): Protreptic Strategies in the Eudemian Ethics.
Response by F. Baghdassarian (CNRS, Paris).   

16:00-17:30 : KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Dorothea Frede (Hamburg): Protreptic Intentions in the Nicomachean Ethics.  
Response by Brad Inwood (Yale).

Friday MARCH 24th

09:30-11.00: K. Ierodiakonou (Genève): Protreptic Traces in Aristotle’s Analytics.
 Response by Sylvain Delcomminette (ULB).

11:00-12:30: Klaus Corcilius (Tübingen): Protreptic Intentions in the De anima.
Response by Thomas Johansen (Oslo).

14:00- 15:30: Margaret Scharle (Reed College): Proptreptic advices in the Meteorologica
Response by Istvan Bodnar (Budapest).

Organisation et contact: pierre.destree {@}
Avec le généreux support de: UCLouvain, Institut Supérieur de Philosophie